Very cool: Animals are key to restoring the world's forests, long-term data set reveals

Our tendency to be literal, concrete and thing-focused is boundless. In response the world keeps trying to show us, it’s *relations* all the way down.

phys.org/news/2022-11-animals-

I spent October drawing a bird every day as part of #InktobirdsNZ, and just uploaded the ones I'm happiest with to @WikiCommons under an open licence for anyone to reuse for any purpose. No permission required, just credit me. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Illustrations_by_Mike_Dickison

Podcasts 

Travelling today, so cueing up a - trying out planetcritical.com. Would love your recommendations for thoughtful enviro, climate, science, culture, ??? podcasts

@observablehq sorry‚ I don’t think it is entirely friendly to auto-enroll users in the paid tier without consent.

Meta, hashtags, discovery 

Delighted that I am finding / being found by old friends through channels like . Discovery works differently over here! So many forms of agency to relearn without the algo pushing *engagement* all the time.

Oh - can’t resist! A microworld from Namadgi NP, Ngunnawal country, outside Canberra.

In addition to #mosstodon, I’ve just discovered #lichensubscribe, which is possibly the best hashtag in the history of everything.

Grass Triggerplant (stylidium gramnifolium) going crazy in my garden this season. Such a pretty plant to grow, and it has a crazy mechanical trigger to whack unsuspecting visitors with pollen

what are your favorite examples of interactive in-browser explainers that are neither scrollytelling nor outright video games but maybe have elements of both? less bret victor, more like three.js demo. bonus points if it’s a science or cultural heritage thing.

Hey, I’m Mitchell - I’m a maker / researcher / academic in Canberra, Australia. I work with data and digital collections, visualisation and exploration. My current focus is reimagining interfaces to data, and design for a more-than-human world 🐸🐞🌱

Toots will include nature nerd content as well as traces of enviro , abstract music and ML skepticism. Feeling hopeful about this migration 🤞

I live and work on beautiful Ngunnawal country - here’s a slice from last weekend to close this . Sound on.

To this extent I'm really interested to know how the age breakdown of people on the #Fediverse. On one hand it would seem to make sense to me that most people here remember the "old internet" before the centralization and they're here to rekindle that flame of independence. On the other hand the youths are generally pretty up on this whole technology thing. I grew up on the internet and since then smartphones have become even more ubiquitous.

(Please boost for reach)

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